Biden announces Uber, Lyft partnership providing free rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites through July 4
“한국어로 백신 예약” NAPCA 한국어 서비스
NAPCA측은 “영어 미숙(LEP) 및 취약 계층 노인들을 위해 백신 정보를 공유하고 이중 언어 직원을 통해 원활한 접종을 돕고자 한다”며 “이를 통해 더 많은 유색인종 노인들에게 백신이 공평하게 분배되기를 희망한다”고 말했다,
How cities can fill the gaps in Covid-19 vaccine communication
If she had to assign a grade to the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in Chicago, Loren Simmons would give it a tepid C+. As the chief empowerment officer at the local Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA), Simmons sees the needs of her community up close. She knows, for example, that in the north side of Chicago, there are pharmacies practically catty-corner to each other—which is great for those who live there.
Recent attacks spark renewed focus on anti-Asian violence
A string of recent attacks on elderly Asian Americans has led to an uproar in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
We’re partnering with Anthem, JPMorgan Chase, and United Way to launch a universal vaccine access campaign
In a normal year, more than 5.8M Americans delay or miss medical care due to a lack of transportation. As we all know, this is not a normal year. COVID-19 has amplified transportation insecurity, especially for seniors and vulnerable communities. That’s why we’re mobilizing a coalition of partners with a goal to provide 60 million rides to and from vaccination sites for low-income, uninsured, and at-risk communities, when the vaccine becomes available.
The US communities hit hardest by Covid-19 are also the most ignored
One Mandarin translation, with information about limiting exposure to SARS-CoV-2, included the characters ‘暴露.’ Technically, it wasn’t incorrect: The characters mean ‘exposed.’ But not quite in the way Bang, the president and chief executive officer of the US National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA), had intended.
Supporting Communities of Color During the COVID-19 Crisis
Lyft is committed to being a critical lifeline for communities in need and helping overcome long standing barriers to access. As the world grapples with the COVID-19 crisis, we are partnering with leading national organizations to support communities of color that have been particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.